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Film Review: Martyrs (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: A woman and her childhood friend seek out revenge on those who victimized and abused them. REVIEW: The film Martyrs written by and originally presented in 2008 was an important film for the genre. Pascal Laugier managed to walk away from this one with many referring to him as a “visionary”. In the same respect, it became an instant …

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Film Review: Cardiac Arrest (1980)

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SYNOPSIS: A homicide detective (with his share of personal problems) investigates a series of grisly murders that involve the victims having their hearts surgically removed. REVIEW: When I first saw the poster art for Cardiac Arrest (which features a sinister-looking surgeon holding a bloody heart) I thought to myself Cool! This is going to be an awesome little slasher flick …

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Film Review: Hellions (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: Hellions is a 2015 horror thriller film directed by Bruce McDonald. The film had its world premiere on 25 January 2015 at the Sundance Film Festival and stars Chloe Rose as a pregnant teenager who must fight for her life against horrific monsters REVIEW: I hate to admit it, but it took me awhile to decide what to make …

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Film Review: The Arrival (1996)

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SYNOPSIS: Zane, an astronomer, discovers intelligent alien life. But the aliens are keeping a deadly secret, and will do anything to stop Zane from learning it. REVIEW: Before he became the punch line to his own set of jokes, Charlie Sheen was considered a serious actor. What better role for a man who acts insane in his daily life than …

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Film Review: The Fiendish Plot Of Dr. Fu Manchu (1980)

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SYNOPSIS: “Fu Manchu’s 168th birthday celebration is dampened when a hapless flunky spills Fu’s age-regressing elixir vitae. Fu sends his lackeys to round up ingredients for a new batch of elixir, starting with the Star of Leningrad diamond, nabbed from a Soviet exhibition in Washington. The FBI sends agents Capone and Williams to England to confer with Nayland Smith, an …

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Film Review: Men Behind the Sun 4 (Black Sun: The Nanking Massacre) (1995) – CAT III

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SYNOPSIS: In 1937, Japanese troops raid the Chinese city of Nanking to execute a planned massacre by subjecting over 300,000 helpless civilians to various tortures and atrocities before slaughtering them all. REVIEW: In 1980, while working for Shaw Brothers Studio, Chinese film director Tun Fei Mou decided he was done with kung-fu movies and considered doing a children’s movie. Around …

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Film Review: House Hunting (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Two families go to an open house and can’t leave. REVIEW: Orchestrating an effective haunted house movie is a tricky egg to crack.  Singular focus on atmosphere could lead to a rather tedious experience, as displayed by the classics “The Amityville Horror” and “The Haunting of Hill House.”  On the flip side, concentration aimed in the singular direction of special …

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